Army

Maj. Taunya Ford, left, talks with CBS4's Tom Mustin. (credit: CBS)

Female Veterans Excited By Decision To Allow Women In Combat Roles

Female veterans in Denver are reacting with enthusiasm to the announcement of one of the biggest policy changes in U.S. military history.

01/24/2013

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear (credit: U.S. Army)

Colorado Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Memorialized

Two Army paratroopers who were killed in an attack on their base in Afghanistan are being described as outstanding leaders who set a good example for the soldiers around them.

03/03/2012

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One Of Last Iraq Soldiers To Leave Welcomed By Family At DIA

An Army seargent was treated to a hero’s welcome from his extended family at Denver International Airport on Monday evening.

12/20/2011

The Mobley twins (credit: CBS)

Colorado Soldier’s Family Reacts To Iraq Troop Withdrawal

CBS4’s Dominic Garcia spoke with a Colorado family, the Mobleys, with two sons who served in Iraq.

12/19/2011

Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sept. 12, 2011 in Denver.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Broncos Fans Should Arrive Early Thursday For Military Salute

Denver Broncos fans who attend Thursday’s game against the New York Jets Thursday evening will be treated to a military salute before kickoff.

11/16/2011

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Colorado Army Post Honors Fallen Soldier From Texas

Fort Carson is remembering a Texas soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

09/14/2011

Sgt. Anthony Silva (credit: Denver Police Department)

Denver Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of Fort Carson Soldier

Denver police have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing a solider last month.

08/27/2011

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Army Throws Out Negligent Homicide Case Against Soldier From Evergreen

The father of an Army captain from Colorado says the Army has thrown out his son’s negligent homicide conviction in the deaths of two Iraqi civilians.

08/22/2011

Ryan Matthews (credit: Off Leash Dog Training)

Loveland Dog Trainer Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

A high profile northern Colorado dog trainer is accused of being cruel to animals. So far police aren’t saying much about the details of the case.

08/01/2011

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